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FZNT32 KNHC 221426
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
926 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast for the Gulf of Mexico

Seas given as significant wave height, which is the average
height of the highest 1/3 of the waves. Individual waves may be
more than twice the significant wave height.

Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico

.SYNOPSIS...A nearly stationary front near the Texas coast will
move N this afternoon. Strong winds will affect the Straits of
Florida and the waters adjacent to the Yucatan Peninsula today
and tonight. Otherwise, strong high pres over the W Atlc ridging
W will generate moderate to fresh SE return flow across the
basin through Sun. A weak cold front will drift into the Texas
coastal waters late Sun then head SE and extend from the FL
Panhandle to Veracruz Mexico Mon afternoon.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Gulf of Mexico from 22N to 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

SW Gulf of Mexico S of 22N W of 87W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, E winds 10 to
15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt after midnight. Elsewhere,
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and E 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, shifting to SE after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, shifting to E after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E less
than 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft in the evening, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.



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